FERNIE – Ghostriders Jaden Little and Connor Nolan have returned to junior A hockey.
“We were very fortunate to have Connor and Jaden with us for the time that they spent with the team. Jaden has the ability to elevate his play of those around him and he used his short time with us as a stepping stone to get back to junior A,” says Ghostriders assistant coach-general manager Tal Klaudt. “Connor is a young man with a bright future ahead of him. He is a high character kid with a dynamic skillset.”
Little, 19, a Nanaimo native, played one game this season earning a win, with a 4.00 goals against average and .925 save percentage.
Little has joined the Swan Valley Stampeders of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. In three games with the Stampeders, Little is 2-0 with a 2.57 goals against average and a .905 save percentage. According to www.eliteprospects.com, Little also played two games with the Flin Flon Bombers in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL).
Nolan, a Calgary native, has joined the Melville Millionaires of the SJHL. In seven games with the Ghostriders, Nolan scored two goals and added five assists.
Nolan previously spent time in the SJHL with the Humboldt Broncos, where he put up four points in 14 games. Nolan joined the Ghostriders in early December.